Carl Emberson

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Carl Emberson
Personal information
Full name Carl Wayne Emberson
Date of birth (1973-07-13) 13 July 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Epsom, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1994 Millwall 1 (0)
1992–1993 Colchester United (loan) 13 (0)
1994–1999 Colchester United 213 (0)
1999–2001 Walsall 12 (0)
2001–2003 Luton Town 60 (0)
2003–2004 Southend United 7 (0)
2004–2005 Grays Athletic 17 (0)
2005–2006 Sutton United 16
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Carl Wayne Emberson (born 13 July 1973 in Epsom, Surrey) is an English retired football goalkeeper.


He played in the 1990–91 Final of the FA Youth Cup with Millwall, but only ever managed to make 1 Senior first-team appearance for the club.He joined Colchester United for ₤25,000 in 1994, where he had previously been on loan. He enjoyed six successful seasons at Colchester United as their first choice goalkeeper making over 200 hundred senior league and cup Appearances. He went on to play for Walsall, before moving to Luton Town where he gained automatic promotion in his first season with the club, he then moved onto Southend United, Grays Athletic and Sutton United.[1]

After retiring, Emberson moved to Spain, where he runs a soccer school.[2]

It was announced on 27 June 2011, that Emberson was appointed goalkeeping coach at Bristol Rovers.[3]

He was appointed First Team Development Coach at Luton Town on 3 July 2012.[4] Emberson left the club in March 2013.[5]



Colchester United[7][8]
Luton Town


  1. ^ Carl Emberson at The Archive Database for Colchester United Archived 7 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 26 October 2010
  2. ^ "How are we ever going to manage?". The Independent. 17 October 2009. Retrieved 26 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "New staff member". Bristol Rovers F.C. 27 June 2011. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Emberson returns as coach Archived 6 July 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Cash and Emberson leave Kenilworth Road". Luton Today. Johnston Publishing Ltd. 2013-02-19. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  6. ^ "FA Youth Cup Honours". 
  7. ^ "Division Three (League Two) Play-Off Finalists". 
  8. ^ "Associate Members Cup Finalists". 

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